Events for October 2011 – in Grants Pass, OR

OCT 1

Tap Walk -various downtown eateries giving you a taste of regional micro brews and food, this is the second year for this event and is located in downtown Grants Pass.  Make sure you have a designated driver! 

Location:  Downtown Grants Pass, OR

contact:  (541) 471-6460

 

OCT 1-2

Art Along the Rogue – This is the ninth annual art and music festival, it includes art exhibits and demonstrations and musical performances.  Come and participate in the fun- it is open to everyone!

Location:  H Street in downtown Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  (541) 476-5510  www.artalongtherogue.com

 

OCT 7-8

Quilts in the Country Quilt Show and Craft Fair – All day event that will have silent auction of small quilts, Opportunity quilt raffle,Vendors, Door prizes, Basket raffles and Refreshments as well as Demonstrations.

Location:  Hugo’s Ladies Club 6050 Hugo Road

Contact:  (541) 476-6350 or (541) 479-0556

 

OCT 8

The Applegate Trail Wagon Train Re-enactment – with a trek over Mount Sexton, a pioneer dinner, programs and stories.  Come and experience what it was like!

Location:  Sunny Valley, OR

Contact:  (541) 472-8545 or (888) 411-1846

 

OCT 15-16

Cowboy Christmas –  a gathering of equine-related vendors to support Once Upon a Horse, a nonprofit organization that helps children with disabilities. 

Location:  Saddletime Farm in Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  Candy Morash, (541) 956-0600 or Heather Connard, (541) 761-5521

 

OCT 21-23

Page One:  Celebration of Books – features literacy and reading events throughout Grants Pass, supported by Josephine Community Libraries.  A dinner is Friday or Saturday, read-off is Sunday and other events are to be announced.

Location:  TBD

Contact:  (541) 476-0571

 

OCT 22

Kitchen Tour – is a peak inside the kitches of several area homes, Sponsored by the American Association of University Women.  This is AAUW’s only fund raiser and all proceeds  go toward  scholarships.

Location:  TBD

Contact:  Ann Kistler (541)471-1963

 

OCT 22

Pumpkin Carving Contest -for all ages is held at the Wilderville Store.

Location:  Winderville Store – 7845 Redwood Hwy in Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  (541) 476-3924

 

OCT 22-23

Gun Show – including a display of firearms and accessories, ammo and knives. 

Location:  Josephine County Fairgrounds

Contact:  Marla, (800) 659-3440

 

OCT 29

Tour of the Oddfellows and Masonic Cemeteries – with actors portraying the departed spirits of local historical figures is sponsored by the Josephine County Historical Society. 

Location:  TBD

Contact:  (541)479-7827

 

OCT 29

Haunted House – gets scared up at the Winderville Store.

Location:  Winderville Store – 7845 Redwood Hwy – Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  Laura, (541) 476-3924

 

OCT 29

Halloween Dance –

Location:  Dome School in Takilma – 9367 Takilma Rd.  Cave Juntion, OR

Contact:  (541)592-3911

 

OCT 31

Safe Halloween Trick or Treat at The Springs – all the downtown shops will be passing out goodies to the young trick or treaters.  This is a safe place to take your little ones and to let them strut around in costume.

Location:  Downtown Grants Pass, OR

 

OCT 31

Fall Family Festival – has rides , games, music and food!  This is a fun event for the whole family!

Location:  River Valley Community Church

Contact:  (541) 476-7761

 

OCT 31

Halloween Carnival – with a haunted house, games, carnival booths and prizes.

Location:  Grants Pass Family YMCA – 1000 Redwood Ave. Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  (541)474-0001

 

OCT 31

Trunk-or-Treat – a community trunk-or-treat event is held at the Wilderville Store. 

Location:  Wilderville Store – 7845 Redwood Hwy Grants Pass, OR

Contact:  (541) 476-3924

 

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